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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Veduta dell' Arco di Tito [View of the Arch of Titus] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1771 plate; 1871 or after, print
Materials:Etching; black ink on ivory wove paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:mat: 28 in x 36 in; 71.12 cm x 91.44 cm; sheet: 24 3/4 in x 35 1/8 in; 62.865 cm x 89.2175 cm; plate: 18 3/4 in x 28 1/4 in; 47.625 cm x 71.755 cm; image: 18 1/2 in x 28 in; 46.99 cm x 71.12 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: verso, lwr. r. (pencil): MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE / ACQUIRED 1901 ; trademark: recto, lwr. r. (blind stamp): REGIA CALCOGRAFIA / DI ROMA [crown in center] ; signature: recto, lwr. l. (printed, within plate): CAVALIER PIRANESI DEL. E. INC. ; inscription: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within image): VEDUTA DELL’ARCO DI TITO ; inscription: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within image): II.91 ; inscription: recto, upp. l. (printed, within image): 775 ; inscription: recto, upp. l. (printed, within image): 23
Accession Number:  MH 1972.75.7.P.RII
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Etching depicting figures and structures in the Roman forum as viewed from the vicinity of the Arch of Titus. Labeled at left of sheet are: 1. Villa Farnese; 2. Avanzi del Tempio di Giove Statore (remains of the Temple of Jove); 3. Monte Capitolino (Capitoline Hill); 4. Ruine del Tempo detto della Pace (Ruins of the Temple of Peace).

architecture; buildings; ancient; columns; ruins; temples; people; international

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